Stay in the loop on all things Jilly! Be the first to receive exclusive content, hear about upcoming collaborations, sales and much more!

Visit the shop

THE JH SHOP

Jilly’s Favorite Things

Get the Jilly Newsletter

New Post Updates

Collaborations

VIP-Exclusive Content

Meet Team Jilly

Girls just want to have fun! Meet Jillian and the girls (plus one guy and one dog)  behind the brand and get to know the team behind JillianHarris.com

Meet Jilly + The team

Where I Shop

Featured Collaboration

JILLIAN HARRIS

NEW COLLAB

Shop Now

SEarch

Artboard 2

Charity

life

The JH Shop

About Jillian

All things LOVE, fashion, family, food, and home decor since 2009

visit the

JH SHOP

Blog Home

fashion

Home

Food

Beauty

Videos

My Editing Presets

JILLIAN HARRIS

navigate

all things LOVE, fashion, family, food, and home decor since 2009

31

Oct

2017

Jillian Harris

by

How We’re Spending Our Halloween

HAPPY HALLOWEEN GOBLINS AND GHOULS!!! ?I JUST finished decorating our house this weekend (talk about getting it done in the nick of time!! LOL!!) … when I decorate for Halloween, not only do I decorate our front entrance and yard but I like to deck out the inside of our home too! Over the years I’ve accumulated some awesome Halloween decor which I reuse every year but I also like to add a few new items to my stash each year and I tend to do my Halloween decor shopping NOW because everything is starting to go on SALE!! I mean, why pay full price when you can snag it at a good deal for next year?? The beauty of Halloween decor is that the colours never change and nothing goes “out of style” so you might as well wait until it’s half off … am I right, or am I RIGHT?! LOL! Some of my favourite places to shop for Halloween decor online are Amazon (pretty cheap and ships quickly!), Etsy (so many unique decorations here!) and Pottery Barn (for quality, classic decor).

Alright, let’s go for a little “Halloween Decor Tour” in my home … let’s start inside! I think it’s so fun to get a little creepy with the decor … note the fake teeth in the dome?! LOL!! And the eyeballs in the vase?! I’m also obsessed with placing fake skulls and crows throughout our home … I’m not sure why, but I actually LOVE the look of the crows, you can place them in fun awkward spots and they really do the trick of making things feel SPOOKY!

Jillian Harris Halloween Decorations Jillian Harris Halloween Decorations Jillian Harris Halloween DecorationsJillian Harris Halloween Decorations

Moving on to outside … I love buying a ton of pumpkins and lining our staircase with them, add some cobwebs and fake spiders and you are good to go! LOL! I also made a creepy little graveyard in front of our house too … and let me tell you, these foggy mornings we have been having lately here in the Okanagan really make our yard look EERIE!!!

Jillian Harris Halloween Decorations Jillian Harris Halloween Decorations Jillian Harris Halloween Decorations Jillian Harris Halloween Decorations Jillian Harris Halloween Decorations Jillian Harris Halloween DecorationsJillian Harris Halloween Decorations

If you haven’t checked out my Halloween Shop page you should take a look at it as you might be able to snag some fun Halloween decorations on clearance for next year!! I know I’ll be taking a browse through it to see what I can grab!

So today I’m planning on taking Leo to the Pumpkin Patch with some of his friends from Daycare so they can have a little playdate and get in the Halloween spirit, then we will be heading home so I can start prepping our house for our HUGE photoshoot (yes, this is the one I’ve been planning on sharing with you for MONTHS now!) LOL.

When Justin gets home from work around 5 we plan on taking Leo out trick or treating in our neighborhood and then we will rush back home to handy out candy!! I’m soooo excited about this because it’ll be our first Halloween in our new home and it’s so fun being able to meet all of the little kids of the neighborhood and check out their costumes!!

Jillian Harris Halloween Decorations

What are you guys doing for Halloween??? Make sure to share your plans below, I want to know what everyone is up to!!

Oh, speaking of costumes … you guys … lol … I had SUCH a hard time figuring out our costumes this year BUT I managed to come up with a couple ideas … stay tuned for our costume blog coming up NEXT!!

xo

Jilly

Add Comment

21

show / 

 hide comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  1. Ashlee

    October 31st, 2017 at 10:12 am

    You did a fantastic job I love all your Halloween decorations! Especially those spiders they are extra creepy! Where did you buy your leopard print shoes from? They are super cute!

  2. Jillian Harris

    December 5th, 2017 at 7:09 pm

    They’re from Joe Fresh!! XOXO

  3. Christina

    October 31st, 2017 at 10:29 am

    TOO CUTE! Love that boy of yours.

    I already have Christmas fever, and when I logged onto Pottery Barn Kids’ gift guide I squealed when I saw your darling family!

    https://www.potterybarnkids.com/pages/pb-gift-guide/?cm_re=hpbanner4-_-default-_-pbfamilygiftguide

    EEP!

    Please tell me a blog post (or two or three!) all about this PBK collab is coming! I’m ready for ALL the Christmas — and the very best version of that, to me, is the Jillian Harris-style with a toddler and north woods and all the plaids and knits. Ahhh! Bring it on!

  4. Jillian Harris

    November 1st, 2017 at 4:53 pm

    Yesssss … keep an eye out for details coming this week!!! XOXO

  5. Christina

    October 31st, 2017 at 10:34 am

    Just took another look at that PBK family photo and had to add: You look GORGEOUS, Jillian! Blissful, sunlit, in the moment. Motherhood looks so good on you!

    Thank you for continuing to share your journey with us.

  6. Shannon

    October 31st, 2017 at 11:50 am

    I spent a bunch of time (and I guess money too) decorating the outside of the house.. and even carved 4 pumpkins this year. Hope to get lots of kiddos tonight!
    Can’t wait to see your costumes! Love the sneak peeks I’ve seen on instastories!

  7. Kirby

    October 31st, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Where are you black leather looking pants from?

  8. Gin

    October 31st, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    But where did you get your faux leather pants from?!

  9. Jillian Harris

    November 1st, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    Those are from Aritzia!! xo

  10. Shawna

    October 31st, 2017 at 12:23 pm

    Happy Halloween Jillian and Leo! Today is my birthday and it is the first time since I’ve had children that I’m actually going to have a nice dinner out with the hubby. Lol my girls are 11 and 19. My 11 year old broke it to me recently that she was done trick or treating? So I got the girls Katy Perry concert tickets for tonight and I’ll have a nice bday dinner. Feels very odd not to be scrambling to get costumes and carve last minute pumpkins. Lol not sure how I feel about it? Enjoy Leo while he’s little, time really does fly. Maybe I’ll ride my broomstick to the restaurant tonight lol ?

  11. Eunice

    October 31st, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    Love it! I definitely wait until all the sales too. Every year I go shopping for more Christmas decorations just before Christmas or just after Christmas! I mean you really can never have too many holiday decorations!

  12. Krysti

    October 31st, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    I absolutely love your pants! Can you post a link to where I can buy them?
    Thanks! 🙂

  13. Jackie

    November 1st, 2017 at 8:50 am

    Who makes those leggings!

  14. Jillian Harris

    November 1st, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    Aritzia!! xo

  15. Robin

    November 3rd, 2017 at 11:03 pm

    We trick or treated at your house and while your husband was kneeling down helping my son, my four year old daughter whispered in my ear “mom, they have really good decorations, I really like their decorations”. So I said to her “that’s a nice thing to say, you should tell them that”. So she went over and said to your husband that she likes them. He didn’t hear her so she goes right up close to his face, looks him in the eye, puts her hand on his shoulder and says again “I REALLY like your decorations”. It was pretty cute. The house looked great… spooky but not scary.

  16. Jillian Harris

    December 5th, 2017 at 7:20 pm

    LOLLLLLLL!!!!! AWWWW!!! XOXO

  17. JP

    November 4th, 2017 at 9:49 am

    I need those shoes! where did you find them??

  18. Jillian Harris

    December 5th, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    Joe Fresh!! http://rstyle.me/n/csc734zb96 xoxo

  19. Alison | So Chic Life

    December 6th, 2017 at 12:05 pm

    Love all your decor! Where did you find your topiaries? Are these real or faux – so pretty!

  20. Jillian Harris

    December 6th, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    They’re from Wayfair! XOXO

  21. MONIQUE

    September 11th, 2018 at 7:21 am

    I love those fake teeth you have in the photos but cannot find ones that look that good! Can you share where those are from?

binge ALL the latest JH posts

Vegan Easter Bunny Pop Tarts

Crispy Orange Tofu

Love It Or List It Vancouver: Charmaine & Cam

5 Tips To Wear Bell Bottoms Like a Pro

Vegan Maple Carrot Cake Cinnamon Buns

THE JH SHOP

Jilly's Favourite Things

see more in the shop

Artboard 2

Sort by:

life

Food

Fashion

HOME

Travel

Beauty

All

All-Time Favourites

Baby

View the post

Hi!!! First of all,  I want to send my LOVE and thanks for all the amazing messages regarding our new little addition!  I’ve finally gotten around to writing Annie’s birth story as I’ve been “trying” to give myself enough downtime as possible (but you know me, I don’t “rest” much! LOL). Mackenzie just finished our […]

Sweet Annie: Our Birth Story

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

A Comprehensive List of My Favourite Baby Items

13 Things You Might Not Know About This Canadian Girl!

03

5 Things Justin and I Love About Each Other That Might Surprise You

04

10 Things I’m Afraid to Tell You

05

View the post

We ALL know that the way to ANYONE’S heart is through their stomach! Below I’m sharing SEVEN delicious recipes that you can whip up in no time to spoil YOUR loved ones this Valentine’s Day! There is a little somethin’ somethin’ for everyone below, for those who have a sweet tooth … for the carb lovers […]

7 Recipes to Spoil Your Loved Ones this Valentine’s Day

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

Gingerbread Granola with Maple Spiced Almond Milk

Savoury Veggie Muffins

03

Butternut Squash Sage Lasagne Roll-Ups

04

Savoury “Sausage” Hand Pies

05

View the post

Hey guys Shay here from Team Jilly!! First of all, thank you SO much for all of the positive feedback from my previous fashion post on how I styled my FAV sweater 5 different ways (if you missed it you can check it out here). I thought I would take over Jilly’s blog again, this […]

5 Tips To Wear Bell Bottoms Like a Pro

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

3 Spring Dresses You Need in Your Closet

My Favourite Every Day Jeans: Styled 4 Ways

03

JH x Smash + Tess Collection is Now Here!

04

60+ Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her

05

View the post

I hope you have been loving our new season of Love It Or List It Vancouver so far! Last night was our third episode and THIRD home renovation right here in Kelowna! Last night was a tiebreaking episode for Todd and I as the homeowners in episode one LOVED their newly renovated place and then […]

Love It Or List It Vancouver: Charmaine & Cam

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

Love It Or List It Vancouver: Noelle & Kong

How to Master Your Easter Tablescape in 5 Easy Steps!

03

Love It Or List It Vancouver: Angie & Shawn

04

Home Tour Series: Annie’s Dreamy Nursery

05

View the post

Aloha!!! Whenever I travel, I tend to get a ton of questions coming in on my social platforms so I thought I would round up a few questions that were most frequently asked and answer them here! PLUS, I took so many videos while we were in Hawaii that I also decided to share a vlog […]

12 Frequently Asked Questions about My Hawaiian Vacation

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

My 8 Best Travelling Tips

Team Jilly Takes on Dallas!

03

10 Tips for Traveling with a Toddler

04

5 Tips for Selecting Your Perfect One-Piece Swimsuit

05

View the post

Our Home Tour Series is FINALLY wrapping up as we reveal our LAST (but certainly not least!) room of the house! This room was left until last as it was originally our guest room and then we transformed it into Annie’s Nursery!!! When Justin and I found out we were having a baby girl I […]

Home Tour Series: Annie’s Dreamy Nursery

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

8 Tips for Pumping & Storing Breast Milk While Travelling

JH x Smash + Tess Collection is Now Here!

03

A Complete List of Our Favourite Baby Names

04

My Breastfeeding Journey with Annie

05

View the post

I’m one of those people who, for the LONGEST time, didn’t really care about going to more natural products for my body, because, well … I’m kind of reckless like that! LOL! C’mon, I was one of those girls who used to drink a 2 litre of wildberry cooler when I was 19!!! LOL!! However, it […]

I Finally Made the Switch to Natural Deodorant: Here’s What I Learned!

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

My Every Day Cruelty-Free Makeup Tutorial

Eyebrow Microblading: To Do or Not to Do?

03

DIY: My Everyday Invigorating Body Scrub

04

Rose Honey Brown Sugar Lip Scrub

05

View the post

WELCOME, everyone! First off, I’m so glad you’re here and I can’t wait for you to take a cruise around my new website! The girls and I started discussing a brand new website about 2 years ago now! Over those two years, we’ve sent countless emails back and forth, had multiple phone calls and discussions. We […]

The New Look of Jillian Harris Revealed!

01

FEATURED POSTS

02

Little Leaders Series: Mason Vanderploeg

5 Tips to Staying Stress Free

03

Little Leader’s Series: Olivia Matheson

04

Little Leader Series: Clemence Currie

05

GET THE
JILLY NEWSLETTER

Stay in the loop on all things Jilly! Be the first to receive exclusive content, hear about upcoming collaborations, sales and much more!

New Post Updates

Collaborations

VIP-Exclusive Content

Annie’s Birth Story

FEatured videos

The Latest JH Videos

Cruelty-Free Makeup Tutorial

Browse all JH VIDEOS

Watch:

My Best Travel Tips

Watch:

Annie's Sip & See

Watch:

powered by chloédigital